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This is really anormal. Have Apple repair your Mac.
You can get the battery information that the Apple Genius gets by installing iBackupBot. Open iBackupBot Plugin your iOS device Select your device under Devices on the left Select More Information See Battery details
The iOS Diag tool is an internal installed app, it displays information such as thermal information, intensive battery information (deeper on iOS 7), call drops, crash reports a few other things that aren't customer facing knowledge. Mr Rabbit's description is spot on. its also only available on the Apple instore wifi
Try resetting the SMC (System Management Controller) — the SMC controls many hardware features of the Mac and resetting it can fix problems such as a Mac not responding to the Power button: Power The computer doesn't respond to the power button when pressed. Source: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3964 Connect your friend's known working charger. ...
It will destroy your battery if you do that for a long time... Mine exploded when I plugged it in after a while of using it! CAUTION!!!!
Definitely. I had a MacBook Pro for 5 years, and by the end, the battery health was 73%. Yours looks to be 98% after 14 months. Battery degradation is just a fact of owning a laptop and not something to be terribly worried about. EDIT: Apple support website says this: Occasionally, the battery may not show a full charge (100%) in OS X, even after the power ...
The USB on a computer is not as punchy as a 10W Power adapter (2 Amps). If you want a fast recharge, you should better use a power adapter.
Put it into the Airplane mode and switch off the screen while charging. It will charge faster.
This won't work. See Geek.com's teardown for details, but the battery looks physically larger and differently shaped than the old MBA battery.
On Mavericks take a look in the Activity Monitor's Energy sections bottom.
Instead of performing a cron job like above, why not simply set up a voice to read notifications aloud? you can do this in the dication and speech setting
You can get access to the diagnostic data that the iOS Diagnostics tool sends by following these instructions: http://www.lyonanderson.org/blog/2014/02/06/ios-power-diagnostics/ There's a lot of data to through, but you may find something useful.
I have had something like this with an older MacBook. With Magsafe you can get small particles attracted - iron or steel filings, or even the small percentage in normal urban dust, given time. Combined with temperature change, and humidity, such particles can start to corrode: that is, rust. This may discolour the connector. If it wipes off there ...
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